October 22, 2018

As a travel professional with dozens of international travel experiences, I am qualified to help take your travel to the next level. It is my job to help you turn your travel investment into an invaluable return. Integrity and quality are my top priorities. 

If you've b...

July 27, 2018

Playing through the scenarios of the bad things that can happen while traveling is not the fun part of travel. But it is necessary. Experience a travel emergency and you'll become a believer.

Travel emergency planning involves equipping ourselves with the tools and risk...

April 23, 2018

I prefer using AirBnB abroad (like in Cuba and Mexico), and I’ve incorporated it into my travel methodology because it allows me to have a more intimate experience with a, and the people that live there. And its usually cheaper than a hotel.

March 26, 2018

Taking your travel to the next level is about prioritizing the cultural experience available at your destination. Local people, activities, and flavors are the gateway to an enhanced travel experience. I’d like to show you how to apply these tips and more this summer i...

October 10, 2017

Much of my research happens on the ground too. I believe in engaging with locals in order to create the greatest travel experience. Think about it: travel guides are sometimes years old. Restaurants and hotels listed in them often change, or shut down by the time you g...

August 7, 2017

Things that light up, beep, make noise, and therefore require electricity for power are often essential to having great travel experiences. They help us stay connected and well-informed. They help us capture special moments on our trips. And they help us to maintain pr...

July 22, 2017

Out of all the preparation and processes required to have great travel experiences, I can honestly say that flying is the most stressful. There is so much-a-do about nothing when it comes to preparing for and taking a flight. The longer, the worse. From waking up early...

February 16, 2017

The 2017 Travel Survey is here! Fill this short survey out so that AfroBuenaventura can learn about its readers, develop, and curate content to address your biggest travel questions!  Click on the photo to take the survey.

 

January 28, 2017

I don't usually plan an entire itinerary for trips. But I did for this trip to Cuba, because frankly, I was afraid of things going wrong. Itineraries can be a helpful resource upon arrival to a destination. But, like I learned this time, they aren't set in stone. While...

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